The Lakes Golf Club

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The Lakes Golf Club
Club information
Location Eastlakes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Established 1928
Type Private
Tournaments hosted Australian Open
Website thelakesgolfclub.com.au

The Lakes Golf Club is one of Australia's premier golf courses, located in the Sydney suburb of Eastlakes in New South Wales. Founded in 1928,[1][2] this prestigious private golf course is approximately a 10-minute drive from Sydney central business district. The course, designed by Michael Clayton (now Ogilvy Clayton Cocking Mead) had a waiting list for full seven-day playing members and attracted a joining fee of A$33,000 in 2012.[3]

Australian Open[edit]

It has hosted the Australian Open on six occasions.

  1. 1964 Jack Nicklaus (USA)
  2. 1980 Greg Norman (QLD)
  3. 1992 Steve Elkington (NSW)
  4. 2010 Geoff Ogilvy (VIC)
  5. 2011 Greg Chalmers (WA)
  6. 2012 Peter Senior (QLD)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thelakesgolfclub.com.au/
  2. ^ "Ampol Leader.". Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 - 1957). NSW: National Library of Australia. 15 October 1953. p. 7 Edition: Daily and Evening. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Heads, Phillip (16 November 2012). "This is the worm that ate Sydney". News Corp Australia. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 

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